Caryl Gaubatz started out as a traditional quilt maker and now makes surface designed art fabric for her fiber art garments, as well as, for her art quilts. She is a member of the Surface Design Association and Fiber Artists of San Antonio. Caryl is a retired Army nurse and was with the 41st combat support hospital during the first Gulf War, stationed in both Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
I design narrative garments: wearable art that tells a story. The viewer may not readily perceive the story but will feel the authenticity & interact on some level much more strongly than if the garment were purely decorative. When the garment is worn, the wearer becomes an unwitting accomplice in telling the story.”
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